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Gingerbread house class December 4th, 2009

// From Crafty Corner: Join us this Friday December 4th for some Holiday Fun! We are happy to announce an extra Gingerbread House class to accommodate all our little elves.

Parenting Printouts

// From Today's Parent: Discover ways to make day-to-day life easier for you and your family with these printable checklists and tip sheets. Grocery List: Make your next trip to

Do you have a picky eater in the house?

// From Today's Parent: Is there a picky eater in your family? Get strategies for helping your child try new foods in this video from todaysparent.com. Comments on this story are

H1N1 Immunization Clinic for Milton

// From the Town of Milton: H1N1 flu immunization clinic -- Milton location Halton Region's Health Department H1N1 Immunization Clinic for Milton is scheduled for the week of Nov. 2

The future of boys

Many have spent decades trying to address the barriers to women in education and in business. And in spite of the progress, there is more to be done. At

Kids' artwork: Save it or scrap it?

// From the Associated Press: Culling and storing kids' artwork: some tips to keep clutter at bay Some tips to make storing – or trashing – kids' artwork easier: Let

H1N1 vaccinations start next week

// From Healthzone.ca: Vaccine clinics across Ontario will be able to provide pandemic shots to priority groups next week now that Ottawa has given its stamp of approval, Health

Milton Tots on Parade this Halloween

On Saturday October 31, 2009, Downtown Milton will be playing host to a parade of (little) ghosts and goblins in the town's first ever Tots on Parade event. The

Tote it: a pupil's money pouch

From Parentcentral.ca: Roslyn Kavanagh was putting money into a plastic bag for her 6-year-old son for pizza day at John T. Tuck Public School in Burlington when she started

Kids older than 10 need 1 swine flu shot; under 10 need 2

From the Canadian Press: The first clinical trial of swine flu vaccine in children suggests that those 10 and over will only need one shot of the vaccine, but

Full-day learning starts next year

From the Toronto Star: McGuinty to back education blueprint blending kindergarten and daycare for children aged 4 and 5 Premier Dalton McGuinty today will announce full-day learning for 4- and

Swine Flu Confirmed at Hawthorne Village Public School

Yesterday, the Halton District School Board confirmed a case of Swine Flu (H1N1 virus) at Milton's Hawthorne Village Public School. MiltonSearch.com received the following announcement from HVPS on

Get kids outside by creating fun, natural spaces

From ParentCentral.ca: Siblings Erin and Christopher Rogoff share their backyard with chipmunks, squirrels, bats and rabbits. They help their parents fill bird feeders, hang bat boxes, and plant fruits and

Family Day: Best family moments can't be planned

From ParentCentral.ca: It's Family Day, but don't let the pressure get to you. That loaded moniker aside, your best family moments might not happen in this 24-hour period. Not that most

Stuck Indoors?

From Today's Parent Magazine: 10 cold-weather ideas for hanging out when school is closed 1. Pyjama Day. Why get dressed if it's too gross to go anywhere? Let the kids stay

Simple ways to personalize your party

From YourHome.ca and Debbie Travis: Collected ornaments, floating candles, holly sprigs and ribbon can add sparkle The holiday season is ramping up, and although you sometimes wonder why you put

Sweet treat made for sharing

From YourHome.ca: Macaroon pies are a fun and tasty holiday project Here's a kid-friendly recipe that also makes a yummy dessert at holiday gatherings. This takes minutes to throw together,

Do-it-yourself holiday garlands

From the Associated Press: These tough financial times don't require forgoing festive, holiday decorations. But to stretch dollars, we can create our own warmth and good tidings. I found a

Do-it-yourself holiday garlands

Holiday Crafts: Kids Garland Supplies: 12 felt squares, 9 by 12 inches each. One in each of these colours: red, yellow, royal blue, light blue, aqua, light purple, green, lime

Movie Reviews: November 7, 2008

addthis_pub = 'YOUR-ACCOUNT-ID'; Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (G), 3 stars (out of 4) This animated comedy succeeds where the original failed, with enlivened characters and a fine sense of the absurd.

It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!

addthis_pub = 'YOUR-ACCOUNT-ID'; For those of us who grew up in the pre-cable era, cartoons were a rare treat. At best you could expect a couple of solid hours

Review: "The Clone Wars" TV series – Better Than Expected

addthis_pub = 'YOUR-ACCOUNT-ID'; I was completely prepared to hate the new "Clone Wars" TV series, but while it's in no danger of making its way onto anyone's list of

The Best Sunscreens for Your Body and Face

Check out this round-up of the best sun protection products chosen to suit all sun-loving lifestyles Best Sunscreens for Your Body This summer, whether you’re pounding city streets or getting

School lunches about more than food

One day your kids might devour the healthy sandwich or salad, or wrap in their lunch. The next, it can all change. Don't forget image, peer pressure, the fickleness

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